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News: Announcement of UC MEXUS-CONACYT AWARDS

The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) and the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACYT) have awarded more than $736,000 in collaborative project grants to UC and Mexico principal investigators and 24 Mexican and UC postdoctoral fellowships as well as 29 Mexican doctoral fellowships for students pursuing degrees at UC campuses for the 2014 competitions.

Since 1997, the UC MEXUS-CONACYT funding programs have provided support for collaborative research projects, doctoral dissertation research graduate education, and post-doctoral fellowships. For more information regarding these awards and for future funding opportunities, please see

Update June 17, 2014—Opening for Director Position Announced

The UC-Mexico Initiative seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director. The Director is responsible for providing leadership in developing a University-wide strategy for engagement with Mexican partners. Reporting to the UCR Chancellor with a dotted line to the UC Provost, the Director will establish strong working relationships with institutions in Mexico, including UNAM, CONACYT, CONACULTA, ANUIES, SEP, and other partners, for the purpose of developing shared goals and mechanisms for coordination and oversight.

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